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July 4th In Baltimore: Birthplace Of The National Anthem Celebrates In A Big Way

Fireworks light up Downtown Baltimore. But as thousands were glued to the sky, police officers were on the ground, working to keep the patriotic celebration safe.

07/04/2014

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2 Icons Of American History Together For The First Time

Two important pieces of American history are brought together for the first time.

07/03/2014

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Md. Office of Tourism: Snap & Post Your Star-Spangled Selfies For A Prize

Prizes for you pictures. If you own a cell phone, chances are you have taken a selfie or two, but how about getting rewards for your pics?

07/02/2014

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Fort! Flag! Fire! Celebrate history at the birthplace of the Star-Spangled Banner. Also, it’s important to see a dentist during pregnancy!

06/28/2014

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Best Places To Sunbathe In Baltimore

If you’re looking for a great spot to sunbathe, the Baltimore area has quite a few possibilities. Here are five of the best.

06/28/2014

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Fort! Flag! Fire! Fort McHenry Celebrates Star-Spangled Summer

From the Fort McHenry Guard to the stars and stripes, it will be a summer to remember at the birthplace of the star spangled banner.

06/26/2014

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Best Museums For Dates In Baltimore

When dinner and a movie go stale and you need better date ideas, look no further than Baltimore-area museums. A wide array of interests are on display, from wacky art to the great outdoors. Whether impressing a new love or making the most of time away from the kids, spice things up at these museums that often host fun special events.

05/26/2014

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O Say Can You See! Baltimore’s Star-Spangled Summer Is Set

American history comes to life in Baltimore this summer as we celebrate the 200th anniversary of our national anthem.

04/29/2014

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Dig Underway In Patterson Park To Unearth Fort Citizens Built To Stop The British

When it comes to the War of 1812, Fort McHenry gets most of the attention in Baltimore. But efforts are underway to unearth another fortification that’s not so well known.

03/28/2014

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Best Local Trivia About Baltimore

Don’t wait for trivia night to come to your favorite local bar to learn as much as you can about Charm City. Prepare for categories like history, health, animals and film while gaining an appreciation for everything Baltimore.

02/08/2014

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Toll Booths Being Replaced On Fort McHenry Tunnel

The Maryland Transportation Authority has begun replacing toll booths on the Fort McHenry tunnel on Interstate 95. Lanes will be closed through March during the work.

01/30/2014

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Best Literary Landmarks In Baltimore

Baltimore has a rich literary history that includes novelists, poets, playwrights, screenwriters and famed abolitionists. That history is yours to explore at these fascinating locations.

01/18/2014

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